Shopping in Sukhumvit
A Shopaholic's Guide to the Best Malls and Markets
For all you shopaholics out there keen on combing through every corner there is to Sukhumvit Road, herein is a detailed guide on where to go for all things ‘branded,’ ‘fancy’ and ‘priceless.’
Showcasing the very best of glitz and glamour in Sukhmuvit is the grand Emporium Shopping Mall which certainly packs one almighty punch when it comes to getting your hands on brands that continue to thrill the world. Aside from Dior and Chanel, reputed Thai brands in the likes of Disaya, Ginger and It Happens can be easily found here.
Jaspal Home Collection
Located on Level 4 of the Emporium Shopping Complex, the well-received Jaspal Home Collection is where one ought to be heading to should you be in need of stylish furniture. Once inside, you can sort your way through a fine blend of classic and contemporary offerings that will transform your bedroom, living room or bathroom in a truly awe-inspiring manner.
Asiatique The Riverfront
Doubling up as a trendy mall and night bazaar, Asiatique The Riverfront was once a thriving international trade port. Found down Charoen Krung Road and within a stone’s throw of Travelodge Sukhumvit 11 which is a well-known Sukhumvit hotel, this unique attraction was subjected to a complete facelift and presently plays host to more than 1,500 boutique stores and 40 eateries. What’s more? Patrons can choose from a large number of souvenirs and look forward to being entertained by a classic Thai puppet performance.
Sukhumvit Street Market
Fondly termed ‘Little Arabia,’ the Sukhumvit Street Market would warrant calling by in the event you seek to surround yourself in the company of the daily happenings of this part of Bangkok. While haggling with any of the street vendors is part and parcel of the experience, travellers have a great chance to shop till they drop with Eastern influenced clothes and eye-catching bags proving popular draws.